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and the other does not. john donvan, abc news, washington. >> well done john, as always. >>> remember join the abc news >> live and in hd, this is abc 7 news at -- this is "good morning . morning: washington." >> we know what change looks like. >> your vote and work here in new hampshire will help me become the next president of the united states. >> today is the day. president obama and mitt romney have spent months on the road. and countless television ads. today voters decide which men will lead this country for the next four year. good morning washington. it is tuesday, november 6. >> could morning to you. we will get right over to our meteorologist. >> the call this morning of the season so far. a freeze warning in effect -- the coldest morning of the season so far. if these warning in effect. until 9:00 this morning. look at those temperatures. 27 in frederick in gaithersburg and dulles. reagan national still above the freezing mark at 35. 25 and the martinsburg. -- 25 in martinsburg. 45 by noon. no big weather problems to prevent you from getting out and voting. w
in the d.c. area. good morning washington. it's 5:00 a.m.. >> so glad you're with us on this wednesday morning november 7. i'm steve chenevey. >> and i'm cynne simpson. let's get right over to jacqui jeras with the latest on this chilly forecast. >> yeah, it's cold. we're on snowflake watch for later on today. the first flakes. season will be possible by this evening. we've got a little moisture out there right now, but for the most part, it's going to be a cloudy, windy, and cold date. once we get through the coastal storm, we'll have a warmer weekend ahead. that's the good news. let's start you out, though, by showing you some of the moisture. we're seeing it over the delmarva peninsula and into the chesapeake bay. all that i've seen so far has been rain, not snow, so tweet me if you're seeing a few snowflakes mixed in. but i think for the most part, that will happen later this afternoon and this evening. 41 at reagan national. 37 at dulles. this will mostly be an event to the east of us. temperatures holding pretty steady in the upper 30's to
look outside at the washington monument to get things started on this week. >> just makes things disappear. good morning. i'm sarah simmons i'm wisdom martin. welcome to fox 5 morning news. i don't know how to follow that except to change the subject and talk about schools. some school closings in garrett county, maryland. northern high school, northern middle school, hickory environmental education center and grantsville elementary are closed due to water problems. all other schools in garrett county are open on time today. >> let's check in with tucker now to get the latest on our weather. >> good morning. cold start to our day. got some cloud cover moving through. that is holing temperatures up a little bit. we are in the mid-30s. -- that is holding temperatures up a little bit. a cool afternoon. >> okay. cool, not cold. >> yeah, right there. >> windy? >> breezy. >> he's correcting everything you say. >> i'm glad you asked. it is 43 degrees at reagan national. 40 at dulles. 41 at bwi marshall. as you showed you a few minutes ago, much of the area in the 30s at this hour. we've
to do beside watching a nuisance headlines coming out of washington? traders at the new york stock exchange, what a day today. some better games at the moment but again a perfect example of how washington is holding the market. >> you talk about how sensitive the market is right now. looking at washington, putting earnings season besides us. all coming down to the last 32 days of the year and what is its going to happen in washington. anytime we hear anybody making any comments, it is going to move the market. like you saw on that chart, who is saying what and when, clearly that shows it is all about getting in front of the camera, getting out in front of the public making sure the public understands where everybody stands. they will stretch this one out as long as they can, the drummer will unfold, we will watch the miniseries play out on live tv. it will come to the same path and figure it out before the end of the year. tracy: we should have our viewers name the intraday chart. i cannot believe this, 32 days, we have to live with this war true fundamentals, make your picks. >> t
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to be joining tom. tom and i will be anchoring some of those at nbc washington.com starting at 7:00. so join us there. you can tell us about your voting experience. you can tweet us at nbcwashington #decision 2012. >>> all eyes on a coastal storm that could smack the new jersey and new york coastlines again. >> while you'll be doing a lot of work for this election, i will be doing no extra work for this storm. that should tell you something. during sandy, we were here the entire time. this storm is not going to be anything like that in our area at all. yes, i think we'll see some wins. yes, i think we'll see maybe a little rain and snow. this is not going to have a big impact on our area. it is going to take shape. not much of an impact on our weather. we're just on the cold side. 45 degrees. winds out of the east at nine miles per hour. temperatures around the rest of the region into the 30s already. in winchester, 39 degrees. 49 in gaithersburg. 43 in manassas. it is a very cold night. this storm will affect us at least a little bit in parts of the area. i'll show you who gets what and when c
front south and east of washington pushing across the bay out towards easton and the important feature is that the rain is generally right behind the front. temperatures have fallen into the 40s. it feels rather cool and raw out there this morning. we'll be dealing with the rain showers for the next several hours. it is light rain for the most part across the region. we have light rain anorthwest washington across much of the beltway here and out to the west is where the most moderate rain bands are. -- we have light rain in northwest washington. temperatures a good 25 degrees cooler than yesterday this afternoon. more details coming up in a minute. back to you. >>> our top story, former d.c. council chair kwame brown will be sentenced later on today. he resigned from the council and needed guilty to bank fraud charges back in june. if federal prosecutors get their way, brown could face six days in jail and three years of supervised release. >>> a group of d.c. schools targeted for closure or consolidation is set to be released yesterday.
morning. people will cast ballots in 49 other states and washington, d.c. residents of two villages in the state of new hampshire got a jump on things. they cast ballots at midnight. people who live in dixville notch and hart's location have been the first to vote on election day since 1948. voters at the dixville notch put their ballots in the box at 12:00 a.m. officials counted them right away. >> for president, this has never happened before in dixville. we have a tie, five votes each. >> obama and romney didn't tie in hart's location. the president won 23-9. >>> election day is a little different this time around for people in the state of new york. the storm that hit the u.s. northeast put some polling stations out of commission. the governor is relaxing the rules so voters won't be shut out. andrew cuomo issued an executive order allowing residents in areas affected by the storm to vote at any station. officials in neighboring new jersey are also making it easier for people to cast ballots. more than 60 polling stations in new york city are still unusable because of flooding o
he is the most reasonable, responsible person in washington and the president knows that. the fiscal cliff looms at the end of the year. will we reach a compromise before then, charles? >> i do not think it will be a comprehensive compromise. i think they will be able to patch something together. i think they will be able to agree on it true tax reform sometime next year. i think they will get past the cliff. if he insists on raising rates, he will be stymied. >> what is the message? >> it is a mixed message. i think we all agree the cornerstone of the president from message is we raise taxes on those earning over $250,000. mitt romney pledged to repeal obamacare. these are the essential points of their candidacies. i think he can point to that. but at the same time, he has to deal with the republican house and john painter has to deal with the republican house. john boehner -- he is not being humbled by saying that he is the best that the president has in the republican congress. >> does the president have a mandate out of this election? >> he does not have a mandate, but he has a l
corporations. what can we do for you? >> and now, bbc world news. ♪ >> bbc news, live from washington, d.c., the headlines this hour -- barack obama has won a second term as president of united states. he promised the next four years will be better than the last. >> our road has been hard, our journey has been long, and we are kicking ourselves up and fighting our way back. we know in our hearts that for the united states of america, the best is yet to come. [applause] >> his challenger, mitt romney, but -- conceded defeat. many of the key battleground states went to the democrats. >> i just called the president to congratulate him on his victory. his supporters in the campaign also deserve congratulations. i wish them well, particularly the president, the first lady, and their daughters. >> world leaders have been offering congratulations to barack obama. we will assess the challenges he faces in his second term. >> well, lo, welcome again to washington, d.c. -- well, hello, welcome again to washington, d.c. people are waking up to the news that they have four more years with barack oba
. these are core values that voters send politicians to washington, they want these things protected. no republican that's walking the halls of the house or senate was sent there to cave. theyere elected to advocate for fiscal austerity, balancing the budget, making the case why our debt and deficit are simply immoral and unsustainable. and that's why we admire, for example, people like our founders around our framers. that's why we hold them in such high regard. we conservatives, we love our country with passionate commitment, and like reagan and thatcher before us, we love our country too much to allow her to follow the path toward decline, social disintegration, and of course bankruptcy, which would lead to irrelevance. even when the public makes bad choices, as they did, for example, in the 1970s, when they elected jimmy carter, or as the british did in the 1930s when neville chamberlain served as prime minister. we'll continue to make our case with all the strength, passion, intelligence we can muster as conservatives. great leaders, they're always asked to do a difficult job, and they don't c
out here in washington. she was spotted at her brother's home last night. he lives in the mount pleasant neighborhood of northwest d.c. camera crews were stationed outside the home this afternoon, but no sign of her today. broadwell lives in charlotte, north carolina. she's kept a low profile and has not spoken publiclybout her affair with petraeus when that was first made public last friday. >>> today, house minority leader nancy pelosi put rumors about her future to rest. there's been speculation she might step down from her leadership post or retire altogether. she raised more money than any other member of congress to put democrats back in power but her party regained only about half the seats needed. >> i have made a decision to submit my name to my colleagues to once again serve as the house democratic leader. >> nancy pelosi is the only woman ever elected as speaker of the house. she served in that capacity from 2007 to 2011, when the democrats lost their majority. her decision to remain in place means the democratic leadership is likely to remain as it is right now with
. >> it won't be a major story. any time we are talking about the possibility of winter weather in washington, that becomes front and center. this is not a major event. a the early in the year for it. we have the possibility of of a few snow showers in the forecast today. all right? >> all right. i see you trying to downplay it. >> one thing i can guarantee you, it is going to be cold this afternoon with highs only in the low 40s. you mix in the wind and out of the north and east and it will feel chilly. best chance for snow will be north and east. but what we're watching this is coastal storm. as it tracks off to the north and north and east, it looks like some of the bands of rain will be barbed into the washington area. we could see a few rain showers transition to some snow along the 95 and east corridor later this affect. all right. 41 right now in washington. no need to panic here. no need to run out and get toilet paper and milk. not going to be a major deal. it feels cold enough for winter weather. 37 in manassas and in culpeper. look the our storm system, starting to take shape. it w
get bigger outside of washington, d.c. a current problem, if you will, for the president -- for the republican party. after nearly a seven-year quest for the presidency, it was not the night mitt romney had hoped for. msnbc's chris jansing is outside headquarters in boston. it's eerie how quiet it is. there's nothing going on behind you. that's not the way they thought this was going to be the morning after the election. >> to say the least. and you mentioned mitt romney had spent almost seven years for president. it was over in about five minutes. a short of gracious concession speech. but that was preceded, chuck, by 90 of what were thought to be bizarre minutes where the media called for barack obama. and some for mitt romney said they would contest it there. at one point ryan got in his van and returned to the hotel. there was a question even when they said he was coming over here to make remarks whether it would be a concession speech. about an hour and a half after the networks called it, the mitt romney did call the president and then came into this ballroom for wh
-- controversial thing. american politicians were enthusiastic about this. news gets to washington, and the senate starts to debate whether the ratification of the treaty, and the only major obstacle to the purchase then arises is that jefferson, himself, strict views of the power of the federal government led him to believe that the federal government did not have the power to acquire territory, and he starts to hem and haw and say what we need is a constitutional amendment to give the government this power. now, napolian in france overthrew his government. he was not likely would be impressed by the argument. he makes noises saying, look, i'll just revoke the treaty. it's not been ratified yet. madison, our baseline alternative, comes to jefferson -- >> host: the secretary of state. >> guest: right, in the room for every negotiation. madison comes to jefferson, you can't do this anymore. you have to agree. you have to yield. it's too big an opportunity to let your strict view of the federal government hold sway. he backs down. they go. they make the purchase. that's fine. the way this story goes
. we will let you know what's going on today here in washington, around the country and around the globe and we will give you a chance to sound off, our little two-way town hall here every morning and i have got to tell you it was fun yesterday, vice president joe biden did his bid to boost the economy. he went shopping. he went to costco here in washington, d.c. and showed us with his own costco card and showed up witha firewood and a t.v. and apple pie. god bless america. lots to talk about this morning. let's find out first what's going on. here is the latest from lease a ferguson out in los angeles. hi, lisa. good morning. >> hey, bill. good morning, everyone. well, president obama is taking his fight over the fiscal cliff today heading to hatfield, pennsylvania. he is going to tour the rhodon group manufacturing facility. >> that's a place the white house says is one of the many businesses that depends upon middle class shoppers this holiday season. rhodon manufactures connect brand. that time group sells toys like angry birds building s
, for abc news. >> good for peta. >> live and in hd. this is "good morning washington." on your side. >> answer the head, and listen the widening scandal including former cia director david petraeus. president obama expected to make his first comment on the scandal of this afternoon at the white house. good morning, it is wednesday november 14. i am cynnÉ simpson. >> i am steve chenevy. let us get right to jacqui jeras. called out of their. >> yes. our weather had line is that it is a chilly start. many of us at or below the freezing mark. our coverage from washington is 36. but 32 in arlington and. sunny skies expected. looking forward to a dry and cool spell ahead that will last into the weekend. our cold front is offshore. as to conceal our picture here, highdominating our weather keeping us clear and cool. our temperatures staying in the 40's for the most part today. we will top out at around 50 degrees in the district. most of us will see temperatures in the upper 50's. more on the seven-day coming up. we will head over to traffic. >> we will start with a look at the beltway pu
in washington that will actually bring people together and gethe job done and could not care less if it's a republican or a a democr. i've done it before, i'll do it again. i'm mitt romney, and i approve this message. as we approach the election, e local woman wants to pause politics and take a the race. k at we've got the story of a successful lawyer who decided to follow her passion for baking. herhe's showing off tops at her party. american dream cookies and cream cookies and cream, and cast your ballot birthday cake. take the cake and frosting together and a candy coating. to stand out with her cake pops. she says they are smaller than cupcakes but richer. everybody makes cupcakes and somethingnt to do everyone is doing. she says baking was her stress relief. making treats for her co- workers. man, theybrought the went berserk. much that it so them the veryg same week. i didn't do other testing were so popular. she decided to follow her passion altogether. >> you only live once and i want to enjoy my life. >> she is catering with custom cake pops, black and white more. and was a be
washington where police are trying to figure out how a body ended up by a burning car. >> we can tell you in the back of choice academy high school, the fire department for scud a call at 10:00 last evening with reports of a car on fire. they also found a body next to it. the homicide unit was called out immediately to investigate. it is only described as a suspicious death. the car ended up in a ravine back here. it had to be towed out and the body has been removed. the deceased person has not been identified. police are still trying to investigate how that person ended up dead near northeast d.c.. >> thank you so much. taking a look at the day had the man who pleaded guilty to shooting gabrielle giffords will be sentenced today. giffords her husband, and other survivors will be in the courtroom when he learns his fate. under a plea deal he will spend the rest of his life in prison. >> not to a look at the presidential election and some tv ratings. 67 million viewers watched election returns on broadcast and cable networks. less than the 71.5 million viewers during the 2008 election. net
to be ith me? [ laughter ] >> reporter: he was raised in south carolina but born in washington. so, he said he enjoys visiting d.c. >> reminds me of my infancy. >> a lot of spitting up? >> and a lot of infantile behavior. >> reporter: he said his kids will visit the wax museum. will it freak them out? >> of course, it freaks me out. >> reporter: when asked if he has a message for congress. >> are they distill -- they're still here? >> they still here. >> all of them? >> okay. >> reporter: speaking of shirking responsibilities. >> this old fill so going to come in to handy the next time i'm called to jury duty. >> reporter: he enjoyed being graced by his own presence. >> um, um. [ laughter ] >> can i lick me? you can't lick me. >> too late. [ laughter ] >> reporter: in washington, beth parker, fox five news. >> i love him. even more so now that i can go to madame tousseau's and touch him. the joys of life. >> oh, yes. >>> speaking of the joys of life. >> yes. >> just ahead, a joyful day for several parents in the district who welcome new editions to the families. coming up, the touching mome
here. jobs are critically important, and i think if you take a look at what is wrong with washington, d.c. compan, there a long list of people. the jobs bill as a prime example that you brought up. it is interesting the gentleman i am running with is hyper partisan. he mentioned rosa, and she has gotten off hold of me and said he has not been much of the health on the subcommittee, and quite frankly, what needs to be done is people need to work together as americans. is when doesion thi politics trump jobs? is it when clean air or clean water is at stake or perhaps politics? >> the answer is jobs, and we need to create an environment in washington, d.c., where we are working together. we are trying to create an environment of working together. it is a political year. of course she is going to endorse the senator that best represents her local view, which is connected. >> senator, your turn. >> she did not endorse me. she just said what the record was. politics should never trump jobs. the problem was not wanting to invest in this country. clean water and clean air, it is a $3 billion in
. >> and in washington, msnbc and "time" senior political analyst, mark halperin. thanks so much, everybody, for being with us. >> morning. >> a very provocative, according to "the wall street journal," proposal that tim geithner brought over to the republican leaders yesterday. >> how'd that go? >> "the new york times" said it was, quote, loaded with democratic priorities and short on spending cuts. i'm just curious, it didn't go well. obviously, mitch mcconnell laughed at the offer, which i would have laughed at the offer, too. >> you would have laughed out loud at the treasury secretary? making a presentation? >> you know what i actually would have said? >> what? >> listen, we're all busy people. this is a critical time. if you're going to come over here and insult us and intentionally try to provoke us, you can do that. but i'm going back to work now. and i'd walk out. listen, this thing, $1.6 trillion of revenue, of new taxes, no specific cuts according to "the new york times" and "wall street journal." actually, $50 billion more in stimulus spending and no specific spending cuts. it was a nonsta
worried about personal information being provided to investigators. meanwhile, the washington post quotes senior law enforcement officials saying the search conducted at broadwell's home monday night marks an interest in how she became interested in classified files. kelley said she had state department status that owe sfigs alls say she did not have. news crews, including nbc, staked out her home. at one point she invoked diplomatic ivileges. >> i am an honorary consul general so i have inviolability. they shouldn't be able to get into my property. i don't know if you want to get diplomatic protection as well. >> just who is jill kelley. her name has come up in connection wittwo of the nation's top commanders. more now on her sry from nbc's kristin walker. >> mrs. kelley, how are you doing? >> reporter: jill kelley was well known in social circles around tampa. she and husband scott, a surgeon, threw lavish parties at their ten bedroom home that sol for $1.5 million in 2004. they had top notch catering. a couple about town. >> jill was all the smiling, vivacious. >> reporter: aaron fodom
>> announcer: and now, from washington's leading news station. this is news 4 at 11:00. >> right now, at 11:00, major develops in the general david petraus scandal. tonight, we know why. >> two high-profile murders within two weeks. now, a teenager from maryland is tied to boet of them. >> and black friday is starting earlier than ever, as retailers try to jump start holiday sales. but not everyone is happy about it. >> a low profile of news of her affair. tonight, she's been spotted here in d.c. >> jim rosenfield joins us live in mt. pleasant with the details. >> reporter: the woman at the center of this scandal, right here in northwest d.c. video has emerged that paula broadwell, inside her brother's home just down the block here, riding out the storm that widens by the day. >>> a man who appeared to be paula broadwell's brother emerged from the rear of the stately home tonight but said nothing. broadwell hasn't spoken publicly since word of her affair with c.i.a. director procmpb prompte resign last week. allen's name, now also linked to tampa socialite jill kelly, the woman w
the pundits are saying in washington but what people back home are thinking about the future and what this election means. so jim, you're going to get the last word. >> thank you. in terms of consensus, i do agree with, i guess stan also the immigration is something there will be some forward progress on. i also agree with stan on the health insurance issue is probably some of plato. i was struck when the shootings happened in aurora, colorado, over the summer, that is exactly the demographic of people who don't have health insurance, young working-class kind of people. and the hospitals all said of course we will pay for all their bills and stuff. we will find the money from somewhere through some mechanism, come may. we always have. entrance a prediction, again i'm a little bit and -- i met with the doctor this money at an age. there's a congressman named rob andrews is a democrat of new jersey, 11 terms, a fairly secret guy, democratic conference, who had an article in "the wall street journal" inception in what she calls for an effort on medicine. he said specifically we should be
they have all that snow. still only in the 30s there. closer to washington, the areas in green are beginning to climb into the 50s. it's 50 at reagan national. photos, new ones of the heavy snow devastation in western maryland. that will be coming up in a minute. we'll have the seven day outlook as well. >> can't wait to see the pictures, tom. >> we are going to check the midday traffic for the first time. >> yes, danella sealock can tell us how it's going on the roadway. >> we are seeing effects of sandy on the roads if you are traveling in the district. 200 trees down in the area. if you are making the commute on local roadways, be careful, use caution and look out for downed trees. also, traveling up new york avenue in northwest, the right lane is blocked by water repair. i's going to last four to six hours from now. word of construction on the american legion bridge on the outer loop. the left lane is blocked. back to you. >> thanks. >>> we are following a developing story right now. new criminal charges are expected today in the child sex abuse scandal at penn state university. the scho
is our guest. "washington journal" is next. host: federal officials including lawmakers on capitol hill are looking at how to slash wait times and possibly boost early voting. that will be hours subject for the first section of this edition of "the washington journal." for the first 45 minutes we will be talking to you about remedies to speed up the voting process. the numbers are on the screen. you can reach out to us by social media. @cspanwj. the conversation constantly going on on facebook -- facebook.com/cspan. we begin this morning with a look at the lead story in "the baltimore sun." pushed to speed of voting processes is the headline. he writes -- we want to find out from you, our viewers and listeners, your thoughts and remedies on speeding up the voting process. more from the article in "the baltimore sun." the article goes on to talk about a bill being proposed by virginia by senator mark warner. it says -- we would like to show you a little bit more about what the president had to say regarding voting lines and polling places. his thinking people and appreciating the time th
>> as they returned to washington this week, some lawmakers from both parties were talking about compromise to avoid the january fiscal cliff, showing a willingness to put spending cuts and revenues on the negotiating table. the white house warned that the uncertainty of potential tax hikes for middle-class taxpayers could hurt consumer confidence during the holiday shopping session. that could have a big effect on the economy. the washington post writes that the white house is ratcheting up pressure to avoid the fiscal cliff. on c-span tonight, we will bring you some of the house and senate debate from august of 2011, when congress passed the budget control act that triggered cuts to take effect on january 1. we will also hear from president obama, who signed the deficit reduction measure into law, part of the deal to raise the debt ceiling. first, senate majority leader harry reid and republican majority leader mitch mcconnell will talk on the senate floor about the january fiscal deadline. >> since our country voted to return president obama to the white house, i have spoken o
>>> good morning, everyone. taking a live look over washington national airport. 32degrees is something like what that says or 43. too early in the morning. >> welcome to fox 5 morning news. time now to talk about our weather. tucker, 42, 43, we can't see it. >> around 40 degrees. it will be a very chilly morning. kids will want a jacket. much like the weekend, our high temperatures later today will only top out around 50. a cool weather pattern continues. satellite-radar, cloud cover moving through the area. mostly cloudy skies reported at reagan national at the moment. by midday, we'll start to get breaks and a partly to mostly sunny afternoon. as i just mentioned, temperatures will remain on the cool side for just a couple of days. lots more coming up including a look at your election day weather and this nor'easter we've been talking about the last couple of days when that arrives as well. >> thank you. >>> the final push is on. both presidential candidates are dedicating their last full day of campaigning to the battle ground state. president obama is making stops in w
the federal deficit in half, instead he doubled it. >> rose: joining me from washington, d.c. is albert hunt of bloomberg news and john harris of politico. from des moines, iowa, john mile man. in new york, mark hall prin, cokie roberts and mat dowd of abc news and bloomberg news. i'm pleased they have them back on this program. we go to washington and albert hunt. where are we? >> charlie, i think that the fat lady is started to sing. it looks like thingsre moving in a very, very slow but steady direction in barack obama's favor both in the popular vote and the electoral vote. i base that on the polls, to be sure. also talking to both sides today i think's clearly more confidence in the obama camp. i think this is one of those great elections. there are very few of them, 2004 and 2000 were two where you aren't certain who is going to win but certainly all signs are pointing to a small obama victory tomorrow. >> rose: john harris? >> i agree with that if you look at these numbers and you look at the electoral college landscape and through any conventional prism what al said is completely tru
without cedar creek. a statue in sheridan circle in washington depicts sheridan on his towering warhorse in the act of rowling his army at cedar creek. green with age, a statute conveys sheridan's electric energy. lincoln and more secretary ever stand had thought of the 33 year-old sheridan too young when grant proposed in july 1864 that he command the new army of the shenandoah. sheridan's size contributed to the impression of youth that he projected. he was just 5'5" and only 115 pounds in 1864. but as grant memorably replied to one officer commented on sheridan's diminutive stature, i think you'll find him plenty big enough for the job. just before sheridan's appointment, confederate general early and 14,000 troops have marched down the shenandoah valley, across the potomac at threatened washington, the tremendous shock, the capital was thrown into a panic, grant rushed troops to the city from his army outside petersburg, and early withdrew. to prevent a recurrence, the lincoln administration merged for military departments into a new one, with sheridan in charge of it. he was ordered
's take a look at the current temperature here in washington. 42degrees and lots of 30s as you get outside the beltway. 36 in pittsburgh. 26 in columbus. we continue to be under this big trough of cool air that will stick around for the next couple of days. here is your forecast highs. mostly cloudy, high abouts 50 in washington. yesterday, we got to 49. day much like yesterday. only more in the way of cloudiness today. definitely jacket weather for the kids going to the bus stop, going for a jog, that kind of thing. be ready for a cold start and a cool afternoon. thank you, tucker. >> time now to say hello once again to julie wright. >> i heard tucker say my name but i didn't hear what he said because usually, it's not good. >> don't want to know. move on. >> that's what i thought. i told our producer, i said i hear him talking. i just don't listen to him. it is white noise until i hear you or wisdom say here's julie. not a lot going on on the roads right now in centerville. you'll find height traffic volume coming in from 28. lanes are open headed eastbound on the beltway. this happens t
:00, we'll seat rain showers understanding west to east. we had a little band working through washington in the past 15 minutes. off to the west and to the north, that is where the heaviest rain has been falling up 270 up towards gaithersburg. you get up towards fredericksburg, western portions of mount airy getting a little rain. this is the back edge of our front and the front has already pushed across the bay. it is dragging with the rain shower ask tuft and much cooler air. the other thing you will notice in addition to the rain early this morning, the temperature have cooled off big time overnight. we've fallen back into the mid- 40s but we have winds gusting up to about 30 miles per hour. that is making it feel awfully chilly out there. there is the back end of your front actually mixing with and chaining to a little winter weather there up into pennsylvania. we'll probably see sunshine break out by late morning. it will be a decent afternoon, partly to mostly sunny but blustery and cool. 45 in washington. 46 in leonardtown. let's get west and north. frederick, 41. you are getting
for supporters of same-sex marriage. voters in maryland, maine and washington state all approved gay marriage yesterday. in minnesota, voters defeated the measure that would define marriage as only between a man and a woman. news4's chris gordon shows us the new law in maryland includes protections for people who are opposed to gay marriage. >> reporter: supporters of marriage equality, celebrated. 51% of the voters cast ballots against it. >> as the world changes, you have to accept ideas. so i had to go along with it. it wasn't my belief. >> you're born who you are. how can a christian tell son th -- someone they can't marry who they want to. >> reporter: same-sex marriages in churches throughout the state. but the law says any pastor, caterer, photographer or party planner who doesn't want to participate in the gay marriage doesn't have to. >> it's important for people to understand that two-thirds of the bill contains religious exemption language. that exempts clergy and religious institutions who do not acknowledge same-sex marriage because of their particular beliefs. >> reporter: some
for sunday. let's take a live look outside now. looks like the washington national cathedral. actually seeing sunshine this morning. that is good news for a lot of people, certainly after a blustery saturday. gwen talbart is tracking things in the weather center. good morning. >> good morning. we're starting off nicely this morning. you're right. we're going to see a mixture of sun and clouds. and it will be cool. that has been pretty much the story of the week. let's take a look at what is going on. here's your fox 5 accu weather seattle radar composite, skies with a few clouds. ridge of high pressure building in will be in control. we'll see a good amount of sunshine today. so it's not all bad. here's a look at the highs yesterday. some 13 to 14 degrees cooler than the seasonal average. 50 at reagan international airport. 48 at dulles. cool days in chilly nights. it's currently 42 in d.c. 39 baltimore. 45 in fredericksburg. manassas at 34. and dulles at 37 degrees. we have a freeze watch that will kick in late tonight through monday. so make sure you protect sensitive vegetation. talking 52
in the u.s. and district of columbia, washington, thats, will be voting. the pern that receives the post popular vote wins that state or the district and the winner gets all the electoral votes assigned to that state. there are 538 total electoral votes and you need 270 to be the next president. 270 is the magic number. >> winner takes all electoral college system. >> yes. >> except for two states, nebraska and maine. >> that is correct. they are blue states like vermont, new york, california, and there are red states, kentucky, south carolina, and indiana, and i think abc has already reported or called those three states winner of one by romney, by the way, and then there are the swing states or the toss-up states or some people call them the battleground states, virginia, florida, ohio, colorado, iowa, new hampshire, and wisconsin and you need to win votes from electoral votes from these swing states to get to that magic number of 270. the latest poll indicates that before we went into this election day 243 electoral votes secured by obama versus 206 secured by romney, so there are 89
, connecticut and washington, d.c. >>> 7:05. president obama is back in washington, d.c. this morning. still facing the challenges of a divided congress. the president and his family returned to the white house overnight. before returning to washington, the president called congressional leaders and urged them to work together in a spirit of bipartisanship to cut through the gridlock. coming up at 7:15, the chances the president and congress will be able to keep the country from going off a fiscal cliff at the end of the year. >>> we're just three hours away from the grand opening of the paragam outlets in livermore and shoppers are expected to turn out in big numbers. claudine wong is live there with the impact this is expected to have on the economy. >> reporter: good morning. 130 stores. a lot of people looking for bargains. you have a big boost to the community. i want you to take a look down here. you can see a lot of folks down there, just starting to show up. they are getting the stores ready. these are all folks who want to make sure that everyone is exactly right when people show up
>> announcer: and now, from washington's leading news station, this is news4 at 11. >>> right now at 11:00, a disturbing crime. police make an arrest after an elderly blind woman is attacked in her home. >>> a thief that stole thousands of dollars has unraveled thanks to an uncover sting. >>> digging out. part s of the northeast are digging out. is the worst of it over now? >>> we begin tonight with a developing story out of dulles airport. a disruptive passenger forced a pilot to declare an emergency just before that plane landed at dulles. it happened on united flight 662 which took off from denver, colorado. the plane landed safely about two hours ago. according to wtop radio, witnesses say the passenger was yelling and playing in the aisle. airport officials say medical staff took him in for evaluation. he's now at a hospital. >>> also tonight, an 18-year-old is in custody accused of beating an elderly blind woman. the victim's daughter and neighbors are reacting to the robbery that's rattled their upscale neighborhood. darcy spencer joins us from northwest d.c. >> reporter: i
on foreign policy at american university in washington, d.c. he says both obama and romney would, if elected, continue the u.s. policy of engagement in the region. >> asia pacific is the natural choice for the policy of u.s. foreign policy given the very size of economy, and this is the most dynamic region in the world. think about u.s., china, japan. number one, number two, number three economies, all in asia pacific. zhao says the potential for conflict remains but the flash points have shifted. >> before there were two historically so-called hot spots may bring the two powers to war, one, korea peninsula, and the other, taiwan strait. but there are two other points now, one east china sea, east sea and two, south china sea. >> the professor says chinese leaders will act more aggressively as their confidence grows. chinese officials will select a new leadership after the u.s. presidential vote. zhao says it will be important for new leaders of both countries to work on creating mechanisms to avoid military confrontation. >> i always say that the current, relatively stable circumstances is
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